Job 41:20

Out of his nostrils goes smoke, as out of a boiling pot or caldron.
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George Leo Haydock

AD 1849
Hammer. Septuagint sphura, means also, "the bottom of a rock. "This would not overwhelm the whale; as some are represented like floating islands. Protestants, "darts. "(Haydock) Chaldean, "axe. "Others have, "the ballista "an instrument to throw stones. (Calmet)

Gregory The Dialogist

AD 604
61. For the sight of the eyes is pained by smoke. Smoke is therefore said to go out of his nostrils; because by the craft of his miracles a darkening doubt is generated for an instant even in the heart of the Elect. A smoke goes out of the mouth of Leviathan, because, on account of his lying wonders, a mist of alarm confuses the eyes even of good minds. For when his terrible signs have been seen, then do gloomy thoughts crowd together in the hearts of the Elect. It is hence that that which we have already brought forward is spoken by the mouth of Truth in the Gospel; False Christs and false prophets shall rise, and shall shew signs and wonders, so as even for the Elect, if possible, to be led into error. [Mark 13, 22] In which subject it must be specially enquired, how either those who are Elect can be led into error, or why the words ‘if possible’ are subjoined, as if doubtingly, when the Lord, Who foresees all things, looks forward to what is to be done. But since both the heart of t...

Knowing this first, that no prophecy of the scripture is of any private interpretation - 2 Peter 1:20

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